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Today was a fantastic day. Ten teachers from one of our campuses came to visit with me about inclusion. While the talk of inclusion gets my juices flowing, we crossed over into the discussion of using iPods in the classroom. They had millions of questions and were certainly interested in using those little devices in their classrooms. Of course they want someone to come and teach them how to do it, and naturally I volunteered.
After that conversation, my principal stopped me in the…Continue
Fifteen high school students have already registered for the Wiki Mentoring Project. There was little enthusiasm to the project, but I assume they will become more interested as they get more involved with the project.
I was surprised at the number of students who have never heard of a wiki or RSS. I think this will be a bit of a learning experience for them as they learn some 2.0 tools.
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There is a battle in the tech world and the battle lines are clearly drawn. The two side at war are Safari users and right-clickers. That's right. Windows vs. Mac happens every day and my school district is no different. We are strictly a no Mac district. However, the battle is about to get interesting.
Today, my administrators gave me the green light to get a quote for two Macbooks. It is just two right now, but I bet we will see more in the next budget. I hope so anyway.
Last year, I put together a little project that I called the Wiki Mentoring Project. In a nutshell, middle school students wrote a story on their wikis and high school students offered feedback and critiques. All of it was done online. All who were involved loved it.
Today, I started putting the pieces together to relaunch the project with a larger group of students. The project itself will not launch for another week or two, but I will…Continue
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